Privacy issues in an electronic voting machine

Arthur M. Keller, David Mertz, Joseph Lorenzo Hall, Arnold Urken

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Scopus citations


The Open Voting Consortium has a developed a prototype voting system that includes an open source, PC-based voting machine that prints an accessible, voter-verified paper ballot along with an electronic audit trail. This system was designed for reliability, security, privacy, accessibility and auditability. This paper describes some of the privacy considerations for the system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPrivacy and Technologies of Identity
Subtitle of host publicationA Cross-Disciplinary Conversation
PublisherSpringer Science and Business Media, LLC
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)0387260501, 9780387260501
StatePublished - 2006
EventSymposium on Privacy and Identity: The Promise and Perils of a Technological Age, CIPLIT 2004 - Chicago, IL, United States
Duration: Oct 14 2004Oct 15 2004

Publication series

NamePrivacy and Technologies of Identity: A Cross-Disciplinary Conversation


OtherSymposium on Privacy and Identity: The Promise and Perils of a Technological Age, CIPLIT 2004
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityChicago, IL


  • Accessible
  • Accessible voter-verified paper ballot
  • Barcodes
  • Electronic ballot printer
  • Electronic voting
  • Multiple languages
  • Paper ballot
  • Privacy
  • Reading impaired interface
  • Secret ballot. open voting consortium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science (miscellaneous)


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